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University of Minnesota Extension

Tel: (320) 634-7734
Fax: (320) 634-4062
130 East Minnesota Avenue, Glenwood, MN 56334

University of Minnesota Extension Service
Pope County
Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(Monday - Thursday)

Services and Responsibilities

The University of Minnesota Extension in Pope County is a county-based educational resource of the University of Minnesota. Its mission is connecting community needs and University resources. Extension takes the latest research from the University labs into people's lives - where they live, work and play. Extension is a partnership between the University and state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Educational programs are based on six areas of emphasis:
  • Agriculture
  • Community
  • Environment
  • Family
  • Garden
  • Youth

Extension faculty and staff reach Pope County and Minnesota residents each year through a variety of educational and applied research programs including the following examples:
  • 4-H Youth Development Programs
  • Extension Home Study Groups
  • Master Gardeners
  • Nutrition Education Programs
  • Pope County Fair
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Testing
  • Farm Information Line
  • Gardening Line
  • Answer Line for Household Questions
  • Outreach of the University of Minnesota

Pope County Extension staff includes: 4-H Program Coordinator and support staff. Pope County residents also have access to Extension staff and their expertise from around the state; as well as the West Central Research and Outreach Center and the University of Minnesota.

A wide array of information is available online at the University of Minnesota Extension website
(320) 634-7700 - Pope County Courthouse - 130 E. Minnesota Avenue - Glenwood, MN 56334
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